Visit Portugal’s prestigious Douro Valley on this full-day wine tour from Porto! Famous for its production of port wine, this UNESCO World Heritage-listed region is indisputably scenic, with swathes of vineyards clinging to the hills around the Douro River. Admire the scenery around the village of Pinhão, enjoy a traditional lunch of regional specialties and visit a winery estate for a tasting session of award-winning local wines. To enjoy more of the countryside on the way to the Douro Valley, upgrade to include a sightseeing rabelo boat tour along the Douro River, departing from Pinhão.Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring a more personalized experience.
• 10 hours
Travel north on a day trip from Porto to two of northern Portugal's historic cities, which are currently basking in the European spotlight. First, discover the country's origins in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Guimarães. Home to a 10th-century castle and the Dukes of Braganza Palace, the town today is filled with pride for being named the European Capital of Culture for 2012. Then visit the city of Braga, founded by the Romans more than 2,000 years ago. The oldest Christian city in Portugal, Braga is celebrated today as the 2012 European Capital of Youth.
• 9 hours
Go sightseeing in Porto at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off bus tour to see the city’s historic attractions and castles, beaches and port. Don’t miss a thing with two included routes – one that covers Porto and another that goes to the neighboring coastal towns of Matosinhos and Vila Nova de Gaia. Admire all the sights from an open-top double-decker bus, and then hop on and off whenever you like to explore more on your own.
• 2 days
Eat your way around Porto on this must-do 4-hour food tour, visiting the city’s top cafés and markets. Discover Portuguese classics like the ‘bolinho de bacalhau’ codfish, and sample seductively sweet custard tarts. With a local guide at your side, you’ll sample the city’s famous export — Port — while hearing the history of the country’s beloved gastronomy.
• 4 hours
Cross the border into Spain and retrace part of St James Way – a sacred route followed by centuries of pilgrims – on a visit to Santiago de Compostela from Porto. On this memorable day trip, explore Compostela's famous cathedral and the city's UNESCO World-Heritage-listed Old Town. Back in Portugal, pay a visit to Valença do Minho, dominated with a fortress of two towers and a double great wall projected in the Vouban style during the return ride to Porto.
• 11 hours
Get to know the history of Porto on this 4-hour walking tour with an expert local guide! Explore the city’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed historic center, seeing Baroque churches and the incredible Porto Cathedral. Hear of Moorish invasions and see some of the city’s more modern highlights, like the wine cellars where its famous Port (fortified wine) is aged, and its iconic iron bridge – Ponte de Dom Luis I.
• 3.5 hours
Book this tour and have the chance to visit three vineyards and sampling several Port and DOC wines! If you enjoy wine, this tour is definitively for you! Culminate your experience trying the local gastronomy in the lovely and quaint city of Pinhão. Get to know how internationally renowned Port and DOC wines are one of the most important heritages in northern Portugal! Learn more about it's production and the different types of Port and wine tables. Don't miss the chance to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Douro's Valley beautiful scenery! Spend a day strolling along the magnificent Douro River and winding roads!
• 10 hours
Spend a day in Douro Valley, visiting two beautiful wineries to sample sparkling wine, Port, local wine and ‘vinho verde’ – a young or green wine. Called ‘adegas,’ the Portuguese wine estates are as much of an attraction as the robust wine they produce – steeped in history and surrounded by heart-stopping countryside. Soak up the scenery as well as the wine, and enjoy a traditional 3-course lunch, too.
• 8.5 hours
Explore Porto on a self-balancing electric Segway, and follow a guide through the city’s UNESCO-listed Ribeira neighborhood. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour, and admire top Porto attractions like pretty São Bento Station, Ponte de Dom Luis I, Porto Cathedral and Bolhão Market. Soak up the city’s bustling ambiance and hear tales of Roman history on this 4-hour Segway tour!This small-group tour is limited to 6 people, ensuring you’ll receive special attention from your guide.
• 4 hours
Experience Porto’s unique culture, standout sights and world-renowned wine on a small-group day tour. Accompanied by an enthusiastic guide, take a scenic drive around the city. Upgrade to cruise down the Douro River in a traditional boat, then visit a port wine lodge for a port tasting. After feasting on a delicious lunch in a local restaurant, ascend Clérigos Tower for unbeatable views. Visit other top attractions including the Livraria Lello bookshop and the Ribeira district. Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group tour, ensuring you receive personalized attention.
• 8 hours